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Board of Directors

Blaise Coleman

Blaise Coleman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Endo International plc and a member of its board of directors from March 2020 and continues to serve in such roles for Endo, Inc. Mr. Coleman previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Endo International plc from December 2016 to March 2020. Mr. Coleman joined Endo in January 2015 as Vice President of Corporate Finance and was promoted to Senior Vice President, Global Finance Operations in November 2015. Prior to joining Endo, Mr. Coleman held a number of finance leadership roles with AstraZeneca, including as the Chief Financial Officer of the AstraZeneca/Bristol Myers Squibb U.S. Diabetes Alliance. He joined AstraZeneca in 2007 from Centocor, a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, where he held positions in both the Licenses & Acquisitions and Commercial Finance organizations. Mr. Coleman’s move to Centocor in early 2003 followed seven years’ experience with the global public accounting firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Coleman is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Widener University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Paul Efron

Paul Efron is the Executive Chairman of Oodles Energy, Inc, which installs and operates fast DC chargers in Apartments and Hotels. He has served in that role since he co-founded the company in December 2020. From 1984 to 2022, Mr. Efron worked in a variety of capacities at Goldman Sachs and Company. He was elected General Partner of the firm in 1998. He ran a variety of businesses for the firm, including Debt Capital Markets in London, New Product Development for the Investment Banking Division, and Leveraged Finance. Mr. Efron served for 20 years on the Firmwide Capital Committee, which reviewed the firm’s underwriting and fixed income capital commitments. Mr. Efron has served on the Board of Directors of seven private companies and was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of his Alma Mater, Pomona College.

Paul Herendeen, Board Chairperson

Paul Herendeen has served as a member of the Elanco Pharmaceuticals Board of Directors since December 2020. Mr. Herendeen served as Advisor to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Bausch Health Companies Inc. Prior to that, he was EVP and CFO of Bausch Health. Before joining Bausch Health, he served as EVP and CFO of Zoetis Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Herendeen served as chief financial officer at Warner Chilcott, a specialty pharmaceuticals company. He rejoined Warner Chilcott after four years as EVP and CFO of MedPointe. Mr. Herendeen previously worked as a Principal Investor at Dominion Income Management and Cornerstone Partners and spent the early part of his career in banking and public accounting, holding various positions with the investment banking group of Oppenheimer & Company, the capital markets group of Continental Bank Corporation and as a senior auditor with Arthur Andersen & Company. Mr. Herendeen holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

Scott Hirsch

Scott Hirsch has over 20 years of experience in healthcare operations, investment management, and financial services. He has served as an executive operator and Board member for privately held companies within Blackstone, Bain Capital, and Lauder Partner portfolios. Mr. Hirsch was formerly the CEO of Solta Medical, where he led the business growth, investment cycle, and global infrastructure development for a healthcare company operating in over 50 countries. Prior to Solta, Mr. Hirsch was the President of the Ortho Dermatologics and OraPharma business segments and the Chief Business Officer of Bausch Health/Bausch & Lomb. In those roles, he had responsibility for operational performance, capital allocation, strategic planning, M&A, and investor communications. He additionally held the role of President of the Bausch Foundation and Patient Access with oversight of government affairs, product donation, and charitable giving. Prior to Bausch, Mr. Hirsch was a Portfolio Manager at Citadel’s Surveyor Capital fund overseeing investment and risk management decisions for a healthcare portfolio. Mr. Hirsch started on Wall Street in the investment banking group of Credit Suisse, where he was recognized by Institutional Investor magazine as a top Equity Research Analyst covering Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, and Global Generics companies. Mr. Hirsch began his career as a venture capital operator in product development, sales, and marketing roles at J.P. Morgan Partners and Morgan Stanley Ventures portfolio companies including Medsite, a healthcare technology company that was acquired by WebMD. Mr. Hirsch holds an M.B.A. in Healthcare Management and Finance from The Wharton School and B.F.A. with honors from The Rhode Island School of Design.

Sophia Langlois

Sophia Langlois is presently a board member, compensation committee member, and Chair of the audit committees for both Alaris Equity Partners and Loop Energy Inc. She is formerly a board member at Essential Energy Services, where she chaired the audit committee. She has been involved with numerous not-for-profit organizations and is presently on the board of Telus Spark Science Centre. As a public company audit partner with KPMG LLP in Calgary (2006 to 2020), she served domestic, cross-border, and international companies across numerous industry sectors. Ms. Langlois also led the Corporate Services group for KPMG Calgary and was the KPMG National Audit Partner in charge of People Strategy for three years. She received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, holds a Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and is a member of the Human Resources Institute of Alberta. Ms. Langlois has been granted an ICD.D designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Andy Pasternak

Andy Pasternak is a biopharmaceutical executive and expert with over 25 years of experience, and currently serves as an Advisory Partner at Bain & Company, a leading global consulting firm. Most recently, Mr. Pasternak served as Executive Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer at Horizon Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on serious, rare autoimmune diseases; in this role, he was responsible for corporate strategy, M&A / business development, commercial development, and portfolio management, and he played a central role in the $28 billion acquisition of Horizon by Amgen, Inc. Prior to joining Horizon in 2019, Mr. Pasternak was a senior partner at Bain & Company, where he served as Head of the Healthcare Practice in the Americas. Earlier in his career, he was an analyst in the Investment Banking division of Chemical Securities, Inc. (now part of J.P. Morgan). Mr. Pasternak is also an Adjunct Lecturer in the Healthcare Program at the Kellogg School of Management. He serves on the Board of Directors of Make-A-Wish, Illinois Chapter. Mr. Pasternak received his B.A. in economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Marc Yoskowitz

Marc Yoskowitz serves as Chief Executive Officer of Evozyne, Inc. a venture capital based biotech designing novel proteins leveraging generative AI. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors at Mereo BioPharma since 2022 where he is a member of the R&D Committee. Previously he served as EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, Life Sciences at Tempus, Inc. Prior to Tempus, Mr. Yoskowitz was Chief Business Officer, Pfizer Essential Health, leading a range of corporate initiatives within the Pfizer portfolio. Prior to Pfizer, he served as SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development at Hospira and was a member of the Executive Committee. Earlier in his career, Mr. Yoskowitz led business development at a specialty pharmaceutical company, spent eight years at McKinsey & Company where he was an Associate Principal, and began his career as an M&A lawyer at Davis, Polk & Wardwell in New York. Mr. Yoskowitz received a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis and holds a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law.